[ ri-strik-shuh-niz-uh m ]
/ rɪˈstrɪk ʃəˌnɪz əm /
a policy, especially by a national government or legislative body, of enacting restrictions on the amount of imported goods, immigration, etc.
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Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.
Its your turn to pick the movie but your sister gets to pick the board game we’re going to play.
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OTHER WORDS FROM restrictionismre·stric·tion·ist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for restrictionism
If the Common Market should move toward protectionism and restrictionism, it would undermine its own basic principles.
They have not followed the argument at all; they have only caught the catchwords of restrictionism.They Who Knock at Our Gates|Mary Antin